The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 877 887 910
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 28 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.046% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 41
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £137,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26018 28327 30441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.50% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21164 22284 24591
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -9 11 - -
London +8 9 £137,500 +254.83% 1
South West 0 8 £34,000 +74.35%
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (96.30%) C#
3 51 (94.44%) SQL
4 48 (88.89%) SQL Server
5 47 (87.04%) .NET
6 44 (81.48%) MCTS
7 38 (70.37%) T-SQL
8 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
9 35 (64.81%) Mentoring
10 30 (55.56%) Degree
11 26 (48.15%) OO
12 22 (40.74%) Windows
12 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
13 21 (38.89%) XML
14 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
14 20 (37.04%) HTML
14 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
14 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
15 19 (35.19%) WCF
15 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
15 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
15 19 (35.19%) C++
15 19 (35.19%) VB
15 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
16 18 (33.33%) SAP
16 18 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (33.33%) COM
16 18 (33.33%) CSS
16 18 (33.33%) Web Services

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 5 (9.26%) ReMetrica
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
3 18 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 18 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 18 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 16 (29.63%) Senior Developer
5 15 (27.78%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (27.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (25.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 13 (24.07%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) XML
4 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 20 (37.04%) HTML
5 19 (35.19%) WCF
6 18 (33.33%) COM
6 18 (33.33%) CSS
6 18 (33.33%) Web Services
6 18 (33.33%) WinForms
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (31.48%) XSLT
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.70%) AppFabric
9 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.70%) jQuery
9 2 (3.70%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.70%) WPF
9 2 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) Physics
3 5 (9.26%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Mentoring
2 26 (48.15%) OO
3 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
4 17 (31.48%) Coaching
4 17 (31.48%) Release Management
4 17 (31.48%) SOA
5 16 (29.63%) Wealth Management
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.81%) CRM
8 8 (14.81%) TDD
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.96%) MVVM
9 7 (12.96%) OOP
10 5 (9.26%) Machine Learning
10 5 (9.26%) OOD
11 4 (7.41%) Business Development
11 4 (7.41%) ERP
11 4 (7.41%) Facilities Management
12 3 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 51 (94.44%) SQL
3 38 (70.37%) T-SQL
4 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 19 (35.19%) C++
5 19 (35.19%) VB
6 18 (33.33%) VB6
6 18 (33.33%) VC++
7 17 (31.48%) XPath
8 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 5 (9.26%) Python
8 5 (9.26%) Scala
9 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.70%) XAML
11 1 (1.85%) Delphi
11 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (81.48%) MCTS
3 30 (55.56%) Degree
4 11 (20.37%) MCSD
5 9 (16.67%) MCAD
6 4 (7.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Actian
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
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